Mary Baker Eddy Radcliffe Biography Series [E–pub Download]
Free read ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ò Gillian GillRs and a relative fortune I can see it Gillian Gill captured I believe her drive cantankerousness philosophy but important she told one hell of a great story One needs no background in Christian Science to really enjoy this book Fascinating
Portrait Of An Era Andof an era and of the few female leaders of the time Not so much a biography as a history of Mary Baker Eddy and the times in which she lived which influenced many of her activities and decisions It is certainly a wonderfully researched well
and objective and all examination if not a little dry in some spots In the end though she emerges most human complex and inconsistent but with an insatiable desire to devote herself to studying the Science she discovered I found this very readable absorbing and thoughtful In particular I appreciated Gill s approach as articulated in the introduction of trying to produce both sides of the story I felt that she researched thoroughly and was fair inuisitive sympathetic skeptical ltimately honest The start felt richer than the end at times towards the very end it seemed that she assumed some familiarity with the history of Christian Science which I don t have Otherwise delightful such a great insight into how women leaders were handled in society and in the media of the time As thorough a biography as is possible The Church of Christ Scientist still keeps a close watch on Eddy s papers Gill saw some but not all which makes her achievement here all the remarkable Eddy has long been a target of character assassination Her rationalist bent in theology often appears ridiculous to the non believer How much puzzling to the outsider then is the fact this woman single handedly created one of the larger Christian denominations in the US by herself during a time when women could not even vote And that she didn t even start "Doing So Until Her Late Forties And Two Marriages Gill " so Nude Women Photography (Sexy Photo Book) UNCENSORED until her late forties and two marriages Gill battle with Eddy s scoffers and their existing canon of anti hagiography by defending Eddy as a person and importantly as a woman without succumbing into religious adoration or skirti. During her years of obscurity and what was her inspiration for the healing practices and doctrine of Christian Science Gillian Gill a non Christian Science Scientist scholar who managed to winnparalleled access to the Church archives offers here an entirely new look at Mary Baker EddyFor the first time readers will see the extraordinary leadership skills exercised by Mrs Eddy despite the repressive forces facing women in her time For the first time we learn the full story of the bizarre attack on Mrs Eddy. Ng so to speak tough issues A recommended read This is a very long book 520 pages of text plus 180 pages of footnotes plus an Solutions Manual for Introduction to Systems Biology unusable index names with long lists of page numbers It gives all the information about Mary Baker Eddy that would satisfy any reader but it is written in an academic style rather dry And facts and presumptions aren t enoughGill spent about 40% or of the book refuting statements made by other biographers leaving me to feel that I should have read all of those books first so I wouldnderstand her references Mentioning other biographies so often is Happy Halloween from the Montgomerys (With Me in Seattle, unnecessary and jumblesp the author s message Why not just state your own research Gill Prince Henery Sinclair used different names for Mary Baker Eddy depending on which husband she was married to This wasltra confusing because there are many Marys in the book as well as many Glovers and Pattersons and referring to Mary Glover or Mary Patterson or Mary Eddy caused a great deal of concentrated effort to keep track of exactly which person Gill was meaning Why not just se MBE And oddly the author chose to always call her Mrs Mrs Glover Mrs Patterson Mrs Eddy So how about Mrs MBEWhile this was "an enormous project and clearly Gill did a lot of research the book had a lot of "enormous project and clearly Gill did a lot of research the book had a lot of and theories but it lacked depthMBE founded a religious movement but there is no discussion of comparative religion in the book Surely MBE s pbringing as a Calvinist with a father who was a strict Calvinist and highly controlling would have had a great influence on MBE psychologically And for MBE to break from that stricture and form a new r This description of a woman who started out life penniless and homeless and who in her middle years founded a religion which is still goingdocumented and objective
strong decades after her death is astonishing It is also well documented due to thedecades after her death is astonishing It is also well documented due to the Science church having given the author nprecedented access to their archives The wealthy elderly Ms Eddy ended p becoming the nemesis of Mark Twain of all people on earth which only goes to prove that reality is stranger than fiction IT IS DONE Three months late. By Joseph Pulitzer and his New York World alleging that she was at least senile and possibly not even alive In this enthralling biography we rediscover Mary Baker Eddy as a radical Christian thinker pioneer in the recognition of mindbody connections survivor of scandal and target of both admiration and scorn from such eminent contemporaries as Mark Twain Gillian Gill's sense of drama her critical acumen and her delicious wit bring to life a brilliant religious leader whose message has new meaning in our time.